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Mental Health Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5
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Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
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Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Newcastle upon Tyne
£24,907 - £30,615
30/09/2020 23:59
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Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust logo

Community Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.


We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.


We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve.

CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.


Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference:

Employer:     Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust


Department: Older Persons Community Treatment Team (CMHT)


Location:      Newcastle


Salary:             Band 5

We are seeking to recruit a Community Nurses, Band 5 to work in the Older Persons Community Treatment Team for Newcastle & North Tyneside. The Team are currently based at the Centre for the Health of the Elderly, Campus for Ageing & Vitality and cover a large urban/ semi urban geographical area.

We are looking for suitably qualified people who are dynamic and keen to enhance their knowledge and skills in community mental health. The role will involve working with other Health & Social Care Professionals to support the management and treatment of older adults with a full spectrum of mental health conditions including cognitive disorders. Physical co morbidity or other age related complexity is often a significant factor and a good understanding of illness common in later life is desirable.

Applicants will possess good communication and interpersonal skills, be focused and well organized and have an interest and commitment to work with older people. The ability to be flexible and responsive as well as a positive attitude to team work is important for this post

All clinical posts are subject to DBS clearance (formerly CRB) prior to commencement.

You will work in a highly supported environment as part of the wider Newcastle locality Team and will be provided with training opportunities and mentorship as appropriate to develop your knowledge and skills. You must have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality, safe, patient care and be a good role model in reflecting the Trusts core Values.

If you require any further information please contact Debbie Budzinski, Clinical Lead or Caroline Lewis, Pathway Manager OPS Community Treatment Team on 0191 2468655

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you require any further information please contact Debbie Budzinski, Clinical Lead or Caroline Lewis, Pathway Manager OPS Community Treatment Team on 0191 2468655